Robyn Gray

Principal and Environment Practice Group Lead

Robyn Gray is a Principal and the Environment Practice Group Lead at Sussex Strategy Group. Robyn works with clients on issues related to climate and carbon policy, energy efficiency, and sustainability issues. Robyn also provides counsel and strategic advice to a number of clients regarding environmental permitting and approvals. Prior to joining to Sussex, Robyn was a senior consultant at a leading public affairs firm in Australia, providing strategic counsel to a number of domestic and international clients.

Previously, Robyn worked at Queen’s Park for the Minister of Government Services, Minister of Consumer Services, and Minister of the Environment. She has also worked as Deputy Manager, Strategic Research and Policy in Liberal Caucus Services Bureau. On the federal level of government, Robyn worked for the Secretary of State for Rural Development and FedNor, the Minister of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, and for the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Robyn has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Studies from York University, where she specialized in climate change policy. She also holds an Honours BA in Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies from the University of Toronto, as well as a Certificate from RMIT University (Australia) for speechwriting.

Robyn has been CSA-certified as a GHG Inventory Quantifier, and earned her certificate in GHG Inventory, Accounting and Reporting from the University of Toronto. She currently sits on the Boards for the Ontario Environment Industry Association (ONEIA), and the Public Affairs Association of Canada. She is a member of the Advisory Board for Alice Insights, and a founding member of Nature Canada’s Women for Nature initiative.